“Cougars range from the size of a German Shepherd (70 pounds) to the size of an NFL running back (220 pounds). They can jump 18 feet straight up and 30 feet forward. They have excellent vision and the strength to kill an animal four times their size.”

Quality little refresher on what to do if you come across any dangerous mammal in Utah including one the estimate 2,700 cougars that roam The Beehive State.  Be prepared, be alert, keep your distance. Specific advice on how to handle potentially dangerous encounters with different animals can be found at wildawareutah.org.

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